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Week 29: We May Not Be Prepared, but We’re Ready

Note: Kendra is expecting twins in October. She has agreed to write about it here each week.  For Nate and I, starting a family was never an afterthought or an “oops” moment. We have hoped for and dreamed of starting a family for several years now. Nate is settled in his career, we just built

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I Know Being Pregnant Is Not an Excuse, But…

Note: Kendra is expecting twins in October. She is writing about her pregnancy each week.  I've always been a cryer. Crying runs in my family and I have a slew of easily teary eyed aunts who can attest to this. So six months into my pregnancy I was surprised I hadn’t had any fits of

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5 minutes in my hot car

You’ve probably read about it, talked about it, or seen news coverage on the topic over the last few weeks. People all around the country are getting fed up with adults leaving their children and animals in hot cars.The other night after work, I wanted to experience how it feels to be trapped in a

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At 27 Weeks I Have More Time on My Hands

Note: Kendra Lindell is expecting twins in October. She has agreed to write about her pregnancy and childbirth here each week. I finished my last days of work in the hot, hot sun. I then found relief, spending a night at the beach cooling down with Nate and my parents. On Sunday I think we reached

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Becoming the Giant Pregnant Scary Lady

Ed Note: Amity resident Kendra Lindell is expecting twins in October. She has agreed to write about her pregnancy each week. I'm 26 weeks along and starting to get pretty darn uncomfortable. Maybe it's just the heat but I feel like I had another big growth spurt. My normal, everyday tasks aren't quite as quick

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I had to call the Poison Control Center last Sunday night

1-800-222-1222.That’s the phone number to the Poison Control Center. I had to call it last Sunday night. Here’s what happened.In preparation for our 4th of July block party celebration, we enjoyed a few sparklers and fireworks last Sunday night with all the neighborhood kids. Before we started, we talked about safety with all of the

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I Just Hope I Can Remember Who I Am

Editor's Note: Kendra Lindell is expecting twins in October. She has agreed to write about her experiences here each week. I'm coming up on my last week of work. I don't think it has really hit me but I'm sure it will in another week and a half when I give up my keys. My